SDOT advises travelers to be aware of the following events in the city that may affect traffic. Resolution Seattle: New Year’s Music Festival is at WaMu Theater on Friday night. The Seahawks host the Arizona Cardinals at CenturyLink Field on Sunday afternoon. New Year’s at the Needle is at Seattle Center on Sunday night.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26 – THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28:
Pacific Northwest Ballet’s The Nutcracker at McCaw Hall. Performances are 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. About 2,900 people are expected to attend each performance.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29:
Harlem Globetrotters at KeyArena. Performances are at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. About 6,000 people are expected to attend each performance.
Resolution Seattle: New Year’s Music Festival at WaMu Theater. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. About 15,000 people are expected to attend.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31:
Seattle Seahawks host the Arizona Cardinals at CenturyLink Field. Game time at 1:25 p.m. About 65,000 people are expected to attend.
New Year’s at the Needle at Seattle Center. Live event coverage will be broadcast on KING 5 from 11:35 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. KEXP will feature music during the fireworks from 11:59 p.m. to 12:08 a.m. About 30,000 people are expected on the Seattle Center grounds and surrounding sidewalks.